The Rocky Tract
Surah
Al-Hijr
15
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Alif-Lãm-Ra. These are the verses of the Book; the clear Quran.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Alif, Lām, Rā.1 These are the verses of the Book and a clear Qur’ān [i.e., recitation].

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٢
˹The day will come when˺ the disbelievers will certainly wish they had submitted ˹to Allah˺.1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Perhaps those who disbelieve will wish1 that they had been Muslims.

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˹So˺ let them eat and enjoy themselves and be diverted by ˹false˺ hope, for they will soon know.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Let them eat and enjoy themselves and be diverted by [false] hope, for they are going to know.

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We have never destroyed a society without a destined term.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We did not destroy any city but that for it was a known decree.

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No people can advance their doom, nor can they delay it.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

No nation will precede its term, nor will they remain thereafter.

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They say, “O you to whom the Reminder1 is revealed! You must be insane!

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And they say, "O you upon whom the message has been sent down, indeed you are mad.1

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Why do you not bring us the angels, if what you say is true?”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Why do you not bring us the angels, if you should be among the truthful?"

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We do not send the angels down except for a just cause, and then ˹the end of˺ the disbelievers will not be delayed.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

We do not send down the angels except with truth;1 and they [i.e., the disbelievers] would not then be reprieved.

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It is certainly We Who have revealed the Reminder, and it is certainly We Who will preserve it.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, it is We who sent down the message [i.e., the Qur’ān], and indeed, We will be its guardian.

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Indeed, We sent messengers before you ˹O Prophet˺ among the groups of early peoples,

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We had certainly sent [messengers] before you, [O Muḥammad], among the sects of the former peoples.

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